Heartland Humane Society to host Wine and Whiskers Nov. 5

Heartland Humane Society will host its second Wine & Whiskers event Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Hillcrest Country Club in Yankton from 6 to 10 p.m. 

The event, which funds the local animal shelter, will feature wine and beer tasting, hors d'oeuvres, live music and variety of live and silent auction items.

�Heartland Humane Society relies on donations from Yankton, Clay, and Cedar counties and Wine and Whiskers is one of our largest fundraisers to date,� said Kerry Schmidt, executive director at Heartland Humane Society. �We want to thank those from the community and businesses that have already provided sponsorships and auction gifts and welcome any assistance in funding.�

Tickets are $50 per person and may be purchased by contacting the Heartland Humane Society at 605-664-4244, any Heartland Humane Society board member or emailing hhs@midconetwork.com. Donations may be sent to PO Box 585, Yankton, SD 57078 or dropped off at the shelter, located at 601 � Burleigh Street in Yankton.

�This event is a chance to ensure more strays find permanent homes in 2012 and a chance to get everyone in the communities together for a great cause. We are looking forward to celebrating animals and our shelter program on Nov. 5,� Schmidt said. �We hope if you have a love for pets that you will consider joining us.�

Heartland Humane Society serves Yankton and Clay counties in South Dakota and Cedar County in Nebraska and surrounding communities, protecting and enhancing the lives of companion animals by promoting healthy relationships between pets and people.  Visit Heartland Humane Society online at www.heartlandhumanesociety.net.

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